60 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC, United States
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Punaauia, French Polynesia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h 30 min
3
Auckland, New Zealand
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h
6
Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h
8
Cairns, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly:  14 h
9
Patong, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
12
Male, Maldives
— 2 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Washington DC, United States

5
nights
Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Arc En Ciel Bora-Bora and Bora Art Upstairs. Get in touch with nature at Matira Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Otemanu, stroll through Bora Bora Turtle Centre, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Pahia, and explore the galleries of Alain Despert.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bora Bora online route planner.

Washington DC, USA to Bora Bora is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Tahiti Time (TAHT) is minus 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Punaauia.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay May 14 — 19:
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Punaauia, French Polynesia

Punaauia ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, thenstop by Viamiti Perles, and then explore the striking landscape at Point Venus.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Punaauia trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Bora Bora to Punaauia in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Punaauia can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Punaauia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Viamiti Perles, Point Venus
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
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Point Venus ©
Point Venus
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands

5
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Do your shopping at Sculptureum and Devonport. Get in touch with nature at Mount Eden and Waiheke Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Auckland: Piha (Piha Beach & Arataki Visitor Centre). The adventure continues: get impressive views of Rangitoto Island, brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, examine the collection at New Zealand Maritime Museum, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Auckland trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Punaauia to Auckland. You'll lose 22 hours traveling from Punaauia to Auckland due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Punaauia in May, plan for much colder days in Auckland, with highs around 60°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Piha, Sculptureum
Find places to stay May 21 — 26:
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Sculptureum ©
Sculptureum
Piha Beach ©
Piha Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua ©
Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village and Te Puia. Relax by the water at Mt Maunganui Main Beach and Kinloch Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotorua: Taupo (Huka Falls Walkway, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more), Mount Maunganui (Mount Maunganui Summit Track & Mount Maunganui Base Track) and Waitomo Caves (Footwhistle Glowworm Cave & Waitomo Glowworm Caves). There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, look for all kinds of wild species at Redwoods Treewalk, take in the natural beauty of Waimangu Volcanic Valley, and have some family-friendly fun at OGO Rotorua.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rotorua day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Auckland to Rotorua takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Auckland in May since evenings lows in Rotorua dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Taupo, Tauranga, Waitomo Caves
Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 1:
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Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest ©
Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest
Mt Maunganui Main Beach ©
Mt Maunganui Main Beach
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

6
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Central Art Gallery and Silver Fern Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Wanaka and Queenstown Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Wanaka in Wanaka (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Ben Lomond Track, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, admire the natural beauty at Queenstown Gardens, and get outside with Arrowtown Village.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Queenstown trip builder tool.

You can fly from Rotorua to Queenstown in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Wanaka, Arrowtown Village
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 7:
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Lake Wanaka ©
Lake Wanaka
Zipline
Ben Lomond Track ©
Ben Lomond Track

5
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sovereign Hill and Old Melbourne Gaol. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Victoria and ArtVo. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Art Gallery of Ballarat in Ballarat--about 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

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You can fly from Queenstown to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Queenstown to Melbourne is minus 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ballarat
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 12:
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

6
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Visit The National Pass and The Rocks for their historical value. Head to Sydney Fish Market and ATTY Galleryfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online route planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 65°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Wentworth Falls, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 18:
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ATTY Gallery ©
ATTY Gallery
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

6
nights
Cairns, Australia

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Explore hidden gems such as Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Four Mile Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ngarru Gallery and Bones and Jones. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Cairns reach 79°F and lows reach 66°F. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step off the beaten path and head to Green Elephant Sanctuary Park and Nai Harn Beach. Shop till you drop at Jungceylon and The Phuket Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Chalong (Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) & Big Buddha Phuket), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Rawai) and White Sand Beach (in Khao Lak). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, see the interesting displays at Phuket 3D Museum, stroll through Banana Beach, and get great views at Karon View Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Patong tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Patong takes 14 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cairns in June; daily highs in Patong reach 89°F and lows reach 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Rawai, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Banana Beach, Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Green Elephant Sanctuary Park ©
Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Art in Paradise Pattaya and Jim Thompson House. Shop till you drop at Siam Paragon and Raja's Fashions. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Historic City of Ayutthaya, &more) and Big Buddha Temple (in Pattaya). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, get great views at Wat Saket, and make a trip to Wat Pho.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner.

You can fly from Patong to Bangkok in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Bangkok are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Pattaya
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 4:
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

5
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham and Wat Si Suphan. Visit Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chiang Man for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Doi Inthanon National Park in Doi Inthanon National Park (about 1h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park, and see the interesting displays at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chiang Mai trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Male.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park, Doi Inthanon National Park
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 9:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Doi Inthanon National Park

2
nights
Male, Maldives

Male ©
The tiny but densely populated city of Male represents a contrast to the laid-back beach resorts found in much of the rest of the Maldives.
On the 10th (Fri), stroll through Rasfannu, admire the striking features of Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque), and then immerse yourself in nature at Hulhumale Central Park. On the next day, examine the collection at National Museum and then look for gifts at Island Bazaar.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Male travel route planning app.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Male in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Chiang Mai to Male is minus 2 hours. July in Male sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 79°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Male

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trip

Hulhumale Central Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Hulhumale Central Park ©
Hulhumale Central Park
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque) ©
Hukuru Miskiiy (Old Friday Mosque)
National Museum ©
National Museum

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